Something Sweet to Bite, is the first story in Something Sweet to Bite saga, written by Knackerman. It was published on October 2nd, 2012. On October 3rd, 2014, a reading of the story was posted on YouTube, by Emogakva.
On the night before Nightmare Night, Applejack was busy, making caramel apples with her sister. When suddenly they were both attacked and killed by some monster.
In a flashback, Taking place years ago, it an earth pony filly who's curious about unicorns, so her father decides to take her into to town show her the unicorn he works for, who owns a candy shop.
A week before Nightmare Night, all of Ponyville's children were busy helping Pinkie Pie, decorating Ponyville. Among them were Diamond Tiara and Silver Spoon, who got into an argument with Apple Bloom and her two friends, Scootaloo and Sweetie Belle, about the Nightmare Night tradition of leaving candy for Nightmare Moon. After finding out that Diamond and Silver never left any candy for Luna last year, they end up making a bet on who can get more candy on Nightmare Night. Later, while decorating Golden Oaks Library, the Cutie Mark Crusaders come across an old book, called "Ye Olde Tricks n Treats", that contain several recipes for different types of candy treats. Thinking that Diamond and Silver are going to cheat, the three steal the recipes and each leave to go make candy for their bet
- The Candy Mare
- Twilight Sparkle
- Pinkie Pie
- Sweetie Belle
- Apple Bloom
- Princess Luna
- Lemon Drop
- Diamond Tiara
- Silver Spoon
- Mayor Mare
- Pumpkin Patch's father
- The inspiration for this story, said by author himself, was witnessing his skin rot, after contracting MRSA, from a spider bite.
- Another inspiration for the story, was several old horror movies, including Trick R Treat, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre and Killer Klowns from Outer Space.
- This is the shortest story in the series, with only having six chapters.